Ultra-violet irradiation and 25-hydroxy-vitamin D levels in sick old people.

Abstract

Twelve elderly patients in a rehabilitation ward were given a four-week course of ultra-violet irradiation from a Vitalux lamp. They were compared with 12 controls selected from the same ward. Treatment produced a significant elevation in plasma 25-hydroxy-vitamin D (25OHD) by the end of the second week and concentrations continued to rise over the four… (More)

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@article{Snell1978UltravioletIA, title={Ultra-violet irradiation and 25-hydroxy-vitamin D levels in sick old people.}, author={Ameera Snell and W J Maclennan and Jean - Christophe Hamilton}, journal={Age and ageing}, year={1978}, volume={7 4}, pages={225-8} }